Belagavi: Performance of candidates in 56 constituencies of Mumbai Karnataka will determine the fate of BJP and Cong as counting of votes begins.

Although BJP currently has 10 seats in its kitty from Belagavi, it totally accounts for 19 seats in Mumbai Karnataka against 34 of Cong. Mumbai Karnataka comprises districts of Belagavi Dharwad Karwar Vijayapura Bagalkot Gadag Haveri.

All eyes are on Badami. Bagalkot dist where CM Siddu is testing luck against Sriramulu. The clash is expected to go down to the wire even as Siddu is favourite to win.